Coming soon in Insider: The Big Boxes keep on coming--Colin Davis, Herbert von Karajan on Warner and DG, Carlo Maria Giulini, Ernest Ansermet, Maxim Vengerov, Giuseppe Sinopoli, and that's just... Read More »
Unlike many Bach works adapted for guitar, the keyboard-specific intricacies of the Goldberg Variations do not easily lend themselves to six strings. In the late 1990s Kurt Rodarmer circumvented these... Continue Reading
When this opera premiered in Naples in 1820 it was a flop. Rossini had been experimenting with structure for years in Naples--attempting to get away from the recit-aria-cabaletta (and repeat) form tha... Continue Reading
This CD takes us on the proverbial journey from “darkness to light”. Starting with Elgar’s gloomy Cello Concerto (the lugubrious first movement has me envisioning Byron’s Manfred dragging a ce... Continue Reading
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